Sport PEI

Annual Awards


Sport PEI Amateur Sport Awards

The Amateur Sport Awards are presented every year to recognize PEI's finest athletes, officials, coaches, teams and administrators. 

The Awards are held each February and recognizes the achievements of the previous calendar year.

Sport PEI welcomes nominations from sport groups, and the general public in establishing a short list of potential finalists. Forms can be found below.  Click here for a list of previous years award winners.

2018 Annual Sport Awards were held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.


2018 Award winners

Mark Arendz was named the winner of the Lieutenant Governor's Award.  L-R: Sport PEI President, Ryan Innis, Mark Arendz and Hon. Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor.

Bill Halpenny Award Winner (international achievement at Olympics or Paralympics) - Mark Arendz and Billy Bridges. L-R: Mark Arendz and Ryan Innis, President, Sport PEI.

3 Points Aviation Senior Male athlete of the year - Mark Arendz.  L-R: Dianne Griffin, sponsor; Mark Arendz, Ron Waite, Sport PEI board member.

3 Points Aviation Senior Female athlete of the year - Veronica Keefe.  L-R: Dianne Griffin, sponsor, Mrs. and Mr. Keefe, and Tom Crowell, Sport PEI board member.

D.P. Murphy Hotels and Resorts Junior Male athlete of the year - Noah Dobson. L-R: Karen MacLeod, Sport PEI Board, Andrew Dobson (Noah's father) and Antoinette Goessels, sponsor.

D.P. Murphy Hotels and Resorts Junior Female athlete of the year - Hannah Taylor. L-R: Kaye Kelly, Sport PEI Board, Mr. Taylor (Hannah's father) and Antoinette Goessels, sponsor.

Synergy Fitness and Nutrition Intercollegiate Male athlete of the year - JP Stevenson.  L-R: Nikki Trianfillou, sponsor, JP Stevenson, and Janet Clark, Sport PEI Board.

Synergy Fitness and Nutrition Intercollegiate Female athlete of the year - Alysha Corrigan.  L-R: Nikki Trianfillou, sponsor, Sidney Corrigan (sister), and Kaye Kelly, Sport PEI Board.

ADL Masters athlete of the year - Steve Reeves.  L-R: Jamie MacPhail, sponsor, Cory Jay; Sport PEI Board member, Ron Waite.

SETS Inspiration Award - Heather Moyse. L-R: Ryan Steele, sponsor; Heather Moyse; Alanna Taylor, presenter.

President's Award - Brenda Beaton. L-R: Brenda Beaton; Ryan Innis, Sport PEI President.

PEI Mutual Insurance Company Coach of the year - Peter Gallant.  L-R: Sport PEI Board member, Karen MacLeod; Peter Gallant, and Jim Doyle, sponsor.

Premier's Award (organization)- Rugby PEI. L-R: Premier Wade MacLauchlan; Craig Inward, President and Natalie Bulger, Board member.

CBC PEI Team of the year - PEI Mudmen Rugby. L-R: Matt Rainnie, Sponsor, Janet Clark, Sport PEI Board.

ADL Volunteer Administrator of the year - Natalie Bulger. L-R: Jamie MacPhail, sponsor; Natalie Bulger; Sport PEI Board member, Lacey MacLauchlan

PEI Mutual Insurance Company Official of the year - Mike French.  L-R: Sport PEI Board member, Brian Chambers; Mike French; Jim Doyle, sponsor.

SCORE! Event of the Year - Special Olympics Canada Bowling Championships. L-R: Kevin Ramsay, sponsor; co-chairs Cecil Villard and Cory Thomas; Sport PEI Board member, Lacey MacLauchlan

PCE Awards - Hon. Robert Mitchell, Ann Kilby, Wayne Dyment, Kevin Ramsay, Judy Gallant, Emilie Boucher, Terry Nabuurs

PCE Awards - Hon. Robert Mitchell, Rachael Loggie, Rick Chan, Ellen MacNearney, Roy Paynter

PCE Awards - Hon. Robert Mitchell, Jenna Smith, Paul Phillips, Jonathan Watts, Degan Hackett


Nomination Forms

Nominations for the 2018 Amateur Sport Awards must be submitted by December 17, 2018.
Submissions are on line only, all information must be entered and finalized.  Submissions cannot be saved.

For criteria please click here.

Please click the applicable link to nominate.

Athlete of the Year (Senior, Junior, Intercollegiate and/or Master)

(Sponsored by D.P. Murphy Hotels, 3 Points Aviation, Synergy Fitness and Nutrition and ADL)

ADL Volunteer Administrator of the Year 

PEI Mutual Insurance Company Official of the Year

PEI Mutual Insurance Company Coach of the Year

Team of the Year

SCORE! Event of the Year

SETS Inspiration Award

Other Awards

Lt Governor's Award 

Premier's Award for Sports Organization of the Year

President's Award for Outstanding Contribution 


2017 Award winners

Mark Arendz and Brett Gallant were named co-winners of the Lieutenant Governor's Award.  L-R: Hon. Antoinette Perry, Johan Arendz (Mark's father), Kathie Gallant (Brett's mother) and Sport PEI President, Ryan Innis.

3 Points Aviation Senior Female athlete of the year - Veronica Keefe.  L-R: Dianne Griffin, sponsor, Veronica's father, John, and Janet Clark, Sport PEI board member.

3 Points Aviation Senior Male athletes of the year - Brett Gallant and Mark Arendz.  L-R: Dianne Griffin, sponsor; Kathie Gallant (Brett's mother); Johan Arendz (Mark's father); Ron Waite, Sport PEI board member.

D.P. Murphy Hotels and Resorts Junior Female athlete of the year - Emma Jinks.  L-R: SPEI Board member Janet Clark, Emma Jinks and Antoinette Goessels, sponsor

D.P. Murphy Hotels and Resorts Junior Male athlete of the year - Noah Dobson. L-R: Antoinette Goessels, sponsor, Andrew Dobson (Noah's father) and Sport PEI board member, Rob Cameron.

Synergy Fitness and Nutrition Intercollegiate Female athlete of the year - Hannah Taylor.  L-R: Sport PEI Board member, Karen MacLeod; Katelynn Taylor (Hannah's sister) and Morgan Campbell, sponsor.

Synergy Fitness and Nutrition Intercollegiate Male athlete of the year - Ibrahima Sanoh.  L-R: Shannon MacAulay, sponsor; Jon Vos (coach); Sport PEI Board member, Rob Cameron.

ADL Masters athlete of the year - Cory Jay.  L-R: Sport PEI Board member, Tom Crowell; Cory Jay; Jamie MacPhail, sponsor.

ADL Volunteer Administrator of the year - Brenda Millar. L-R: Jamie MacPhail, sponsor; Brenda Millar; Sport PEI Board member, Karen MacLeod

PEI Mutual Insurance Company Official of the year - Farida Chishti.  L-R: Sport PEI Board member, Karen MacLeod; Farida Chishti; Jim Doyle, sponsor.

Award of Honour - Billy Bridges. L-R: Charles Bridges (Billy's father) and Sport PEI Board member, Ron Waite.

PEI Mutual Insurance Company Coach of the year - Peter Gallant.  L-R: Sport PEI Board member, Brian Chambers; Leanne Gallant (Peter's wife); Joan Dennis.

Inspiration Award - Abbey MacLellan. L-R: Stephanie Drake (Abbey's mother); Tom Crowell, Sport PEI Board member; Rob MacLellan (Abbey's father)

SCORE! Team of the year - Holland College Men's Soccer

President's Award - John Diamond and Bruce Norton. L-R: Ryan Innis, Sport PEI President; John Diamond, Bruce Norton; Nick Murray, presenter.

Premier's Award - Cycling PEI. L-R: Hon. Robert Mitchell; Mike Connolly, Executive Director; Paul Deighan, President.

PCE Awards - Logen Lewis - NAIG, Keely Dyment - NAIG, Nikeda Sark - NAIG, Alyssa Chapman - World Special Olympics, Veronica Keefe (rep. father) - World Francophone Games, Carol Mayne - Subway Sluggers World Masters Games. Missing Janet Charchuk, World Special Olympics.  In back: Ryan Innis, Sport PEI President and Hon. Robert Mitchell, Minister responsible for sport.




2016 Award winners

Brett Gallant (represented by his Mom, Kathie) was named Senior Male & Lt Governor's Award  winner. Presenting the award was Hon. Frank Lewis and Sport PEI President Tracey Clements.

Jessica Cameron was named Intercollegiate Female athlete of the year.  Making the presentation was Kings County board member, Karen MacLeod.

Senior Female -Caitlin Campbell

Junior Female - Emma Jinks

Junior Male - Lucas Boudreau

Award of Honour - Amy Burk

Coach - Josh Whitty

Official - Marguerite Middleton

Administrator - Lori Lund

Masters - Heather Ayles

Team - Holland College Basketball

Premier's Award - Hockey PEI

Intercollegiate Male - Ligrit Sadiku (rep. Mrs. Sadiku)

Inspiration - Emily Cameron (rep. Mrs. & Mr. Cameron)


President's Award - Barb Mullally (posthumously), rep by Mr. Bob Gray


Special Thanks to our Sponsors

Health and Wellness PEI
ADL PEI
D.P. Murphy Hotels and Resorts
3 Points Aviation
Score! Sport Charlottetown
Sport Entertainment Tourism Summerside